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Fieldfisher at the G7: Invest in the future of mining

02/06/2021

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Fieldfisher's Head of Mining and Metals Jonathan Brooks participated in a live-streamed panel from the G7 Summit in Cornwall on 10 June 2021 examining the role of Cornwall and Southwest England in supplying minerals and metals for a sustainable future.
 
In association with Cornwall House and the G7 Summit, Cornwall Trade and Investment hosted a panel of presentations and virtual discussions with mining industry specialists on 10 June 2021 at 11:00 BST to showcase the mining sector in Cornwall and Southwest England.

The event, entitled "Invest in the future of mining" featured a short video presentation and industry insights from Fieldfisher Head of Mining and Metals, Jonathan Brooks focusing on the UK's role in supporting clean minerals and metals supply chains.

The presentation formed part of the firm's wider focus on mining finance, sustainability in natural resources and the EU Conflict Minerals Regulation.

Jonathan and his team advise on the majority of active mining projects in the UK, including copper and tin projects in Cornwall; gold in Northern Ireland and Scotland; and coal in Wales and England, as well as numerous mining and metals trading operations across the world.

Fieldfisher has also published a copy of its new guide, Supplying responsibly: Towards a clean minerals supply chain, covering the impact of new legislation and enhanced scrutiny of raw materials sourcing practices.
 
About Fieldfisher

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market-leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on energy and natural resources, technology, financial services and life sciences.

Our integrated cross-departmental mining team specialises in advising companies and their funders in relation to mining projects across the world.

We are particularly well-represented in Europe, Africa, Russia and the CIS, but we also advise clients with interests in North America, Asia and Australasia.

The team is recognised as a leading practice in the small-to-mid cap part of the sector, with particular expertise in alternative mining finance on which we publish a comprehensive biennial guide.

We are also recognised as thought leaders on topics including ESG and sustainability in the mining industry and supply chain transparency in respect of conflict minerals and wider manufacturing operations.

Fieldfisher has 25 offices across 11 countries. We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.

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